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Romero's Next Called "Survival of the Dead"

Having been known as "...Blank of the Dead" since the movie started production late last year, George Romero has now announced that his next film will be titled "Survival of the Dead".

"GEORGE A. ROMERO’S SURVIVAL OF THE DEAD follows a war-weary band of soldiers who are lured to a remote island that promises to be the last paradise on earth, only to discover that even here there is no escape from the appetites of either the living or the dead."

Iron Chef Joins "Bitter Feast"

Are you a Food Network fan? In particular, a fan of Iron Chef America and their roly poly chef Mario Batali? Ever wonder how he'd translate to the silver screen in a full fledged movie?

Yah, neither have I, but it was announced today that Mario Batali will be joinging the cast of "Bitter Feast"!

"Coraline" on DVD and Blu-ray July 21st

Dropping on DVD and Blu-ray this month is the spooky little animated feature, "Coraline"! Directed and adapted by Henry Selick and based on a book by Neil Gaiman, the film was a hit in theaters and made excellent use of the latest RealD tech.

Do note that the DVD edition of the movie will only be available for a limited time, however all editions of "Coraline" will feature both 2D and 3D versions of the film, and come with 4 pairs of 3D glasses!

To go along with this we've got four behind the scenes shorts from the film for your viewing pleasure!

The Making of "Coraline"

Book Review: Brian Keene's "Dead Sea"

Trouble begins when a virus infecting the rat population of New York City begins spreading among animals and humans alike—one bite, one drop of blood or one string of saliva is all it takes to kill its victims, within minutes, and instantly revive them as mindless, flesh-eating zombies. Narrating this grim tale is gay 30-something Lamar Reed, who makes a hair-raising trip through the carnage of zombified Baltimore before he and a small group of survivors manage to commandeer a Coast Guard ship and get it out to sea.

"True Blood" Viral: World's Greatest Pet Bloopers

Continuing their series of cheesy Shape Shifter centric viral vids, the "True Blood" team has released the latest, from Yorkie to Porky.

"Jennifer's Body" Red Band Trailer

Much buzz and speculation has been floating around the Megan Fox starring horror thriller "Jennifer's Body". Written by hipster allstar and "Juno" scribe Diablo Cody, no one has been sure what to make of her penning an original horror flick.

Today, the official red band trailer has hit the internet and here it is for you're enjoyment!

Freddy Vs. Jason Vs. Ash - The Nightmare Warriors #1

Dynamite Comics has had a successful run at extending the "Armys of Darkness" universe in ink. With an earlier mini series throwing together everybody's favorite movie monsters in a battle royale, "Freddy Vs. Jason Vs. Ash", they're now set to dive into this slobberknocker once again!

Due out soon is "Freddy Vs. Jason Vs. Ash - The Nightmare Warriors" written by Jeff Katz and James Kuhoric and drawn by Jason Craig.

Saturn Awards Announced

The Academy of Science Fiction Fantasy & Horror Films recently met to give away their 35th Annual Saturn Awards. This annual event honors genre films yearly.

Even though "The Dark Knight" took home the majority of awards, horror was still solidly represented. Here's a sampling of winners.

Horror Film: Hellboy II: The Golden Army

International Film: Let the Right One In

Supporting Actress on Televison: Jennifer Carpenter ("Dexter")

Guest Starring Role on Television: Jimmy Smits ("Dexter")

"Ghostbusters" Video Game Mini-Review

The video game world has been abuzz this week with the release of the "Ghostbusters" video game, and the buzz is good. Thanks to a pretty awesome daughter, I got my own copy for Father's Day! After a good six hours spent busting ghosts (it really does make you feel good, fyi), I'm proud to report that the early twinges of excitement and hype that was felt back when the game was first announced are all justified.

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"The Stepfather" Trailer Debut

The trailer for the remake of "The Stepfather" is now online! While it looks like fairly standard thriller fare, Dylan Walsh looks to make good use of his crazy step-dad role! What do you guys think?

"The Stepfather" is expected in theater's October 16th, 2009.

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